Bet you Ladbrokes and Wm Hill won’t like this… FT Opening Quote, with commentary by Matthew Vincent, is your early Square Mile briefing. You can sign up for the full newsletter here. Shares in Ladbrokes Coral and William Hill will start to fall in approximately 3 minutes time… actually probably nearer 1 minute by the time you’ve finished reading this. Sadly, this does not indicate that Opening Quote has mastered the kind of stock market time travel alluded to by that daft Lombard fellow the other week. Nor does it represent the first in a series of suspiciously short-notice shorting opportunities. No, it is merely a prediction based on an FT news story published four hours ago – revealing the likelihood of at least a £150m hit to bookmakers’ revenues from a government clampdown on fixed
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